Alex Rossi

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Alex Rossi is the Sky News Asia Correspondent based in New Delhi. From there, he covers news across the region including Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Alex is also deployed on major international stories around the world. Last year he spent time in Libya and Egypt reporting on the Arab Spring. He has also covered conflicts in Georgia and Lebanon. In other assignments, Alex has reported on the Asian tsunami and, from New Orleans, on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

He was one of the first correspondents to reach the Iranian city of Bam after it was destroyed by an earthquake in 2003.

Since taking up the post in Delhi, Alex has broken stories about the abuse of India’s food aid programme and the devastating affect of India’s rapid economic growth on rural life.”.

Before his posting in India, Alex was based in Brussels as Sky’s Europe Correspondent and in Russia as Moscow Correspondent.

During his time in Brussels, Alex covered a broad range of stories on the European financial crisis, from political summits to protest-filled streets.

During his posting in Moscow, Alex uncovered a number of exclusive stories on the murder of Alexander Litvinenko. Alex was the first western journalist to interview Andrei Lugovoy who was identified as the chief suspect in the criminal inquiry.

Alex is married and has two children.

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Articles by Alex Rossi

  1. Widower Of Hoax Call Nurse In Tears At Inquest

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Sky News Correspondent. Benedict Barboza told the hearing his "beloved" wife, Jacintha Saldanha, was a "bubbly, loving and caring" woman with no history of psychiatric illness. He said she had never attempted suicide before and had ...

  2. Israel's Iron Dome 'Doesn't Guarantee Safety'

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Senior News Correspondent, Ashdod. The Israeli Defence Forces say Iron Dome is highly effective but some rockets are still finding targets. In the southern city of Ashdod one rocket blasted into a petrol station causing a ...

  3. Sao Paulo Drug Addicts Gripped By 'Cracklands'

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Senior Correspondent. Ronaldo Laranjeira said the problem with crack use has become so acute over the last decade it is like a war. He claimed the latest research shows one-third of all users die within 12 ...

  4. World Cup Divides Nation Of Football Lovers

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Senior News Correspondent. Thousands of people have taken to the streets in the country's largest cities to demonstrate about the billions of pounds spent on building stadiums and hosting the event. Millions of Brazilians think ...

  5. World Cup: Brazil Ready 'On And Off The Pitch'

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Senior News Correspondent, in Sao Paulo. Dilma Rousseff admitted that organising the event was tough but claimed all 12 stadiums were ready and fans would be greeted with "open arms". "Brazil overcame the main obstacles and ...

  6. Rolf Harris 'Assaulted Mum And Daughter'

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Southwark Crown Court. The witnesses - who cannot be identified for legal reasons - claim the indecent assaults happened at a promotion for British paint, where Rolf Harris was appearing as a star guest. The daughter told Southwark ...

  7. Clashes Leave Ukraine Diplomacy Dead In Water

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Sky News Correspondent. The Kremlin is calling for an emergency UN Security Council meeting but nobody expects that to bring a breakthrough. So the situation remains. Pro-Russian separatists control much of the east and south and ...

  8. Child Deaths 'Disproportionate' Among Poor

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Senior News Correspondent. The Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health study warns that cuts related to the financial crisis could make matters worse as children in Britain are already among the most deprived in the ...

  9. Putin Poised For Next Move In Ukraine Crisis

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, Senior News Correspondent. A flare-up on a base, a rogue soldier at a checkpoint - any of these scenarios have the capacity to provide sparks to a highly combustible situation. President Vladimir Putin has always been a ...

  10. Russia Shows Its Muscle As Crimea Breaks Away

    Posted by - Alex Rossi, for Sky News in Crimea. Unidentified gunmen have taken over the parliament and the region's main airports in the space of 24 hours. They would not answer when I questioned them and asked if they ...

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